2020 Call for proposals

2020 Suicide Prevention Summit: September 17, 2020

  • Proposal deadline: January 23, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Notification emails will be sent on or before: February 21, 2020

Submit your program proposal now for consideration. Programs applicable to all aspects of suicide prevention are welcome. Concurrent sessions are 75 minutes in length. Accepted concurrent session proposal presenters will receive complimentary registration for the 2020 Suicide Prevention Summit.

All submissions must include: 

  • Title of the presentation
  • Abstract, consisting of 75 words maximum, describing the content of the presentation
  • Presenter(s) information: name, position title, employer name, culminating degree, degree field or specialty area, full VITA
  • Practice gap
  • Three learning objectives that begin with one of the following measurable verbs: list, describe, recite, write, compute, discuss, explain, predict, apply, demonstrate, prepare,
    use, analyze, design, select, utilize, compile, create, plan, revise, assess, compare, rate, critique.
  • Three primary references used to support your presentation—provided in American Psychological Association (APA) format.

Suggested topics:

  • Building resiliency
  • Cultural considerations with suicide
  • Developmental considerations with suicidal idealization from childhood to late in life
  • Managing chronic suicidal idealization
  • Men and suicide
  • Spiritual considerations with suicide
  • Stigma and suicide
  • Suicide in children
  • Suicide in the college age population
  • Suicide in the serious persistent mentally ill population
  • Veterans and suicide